Science & Pharmaceutical JobsSenior Microbiology Analyst

  • CJ50840
  • Waterford

Collins McNicholas

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a challenging role within the pharmaceutical industry. If you have previous GMP experience within a Micro lab then keep reading!

Role Responsibilities:

  • To be constantly aware of customer’s requirements and strive to meet those requirements keeping in mind the cycle is not complete until the customer has obtained their report.
  • To perform non-routine tasks in the laboratory or perform the particular type(s) of analysis assigned to them, backfilling for Analysts as required.
  • To develop and validate new tests and procedures for the company and customers.
  • To complete specific technological projects and write the results of these projects accurately, confidentially and on time for customers.
  • To sign all technical documents once training in this task is successfully completed.  This includes laboratory reports, SOPs, protocols, investigation reports and any other documentation issued.
  • To authorise customer work from Analysts.
  • To deputise for supervisors / managers, as required.
  • To act as a mentor to less experienced Analysts.
  • To keep the laboratory area clean and tidy in both ‘seen’ and ‘unseen’ areas.
  • To provide cover for other members of staff as required and for taking part in the company’s weekend rota and/or overtime schedule.
  • To ensure that all documentation is completed on time, accurately and legibly.
  • To keep their training records up to date and to initiate training where possible.
  • To update any relevant documentation as required.
  • To adhere to all company standards in the area of safety, housekeeping and quality, notifying management of any discrepancies.
  • To handle any customer related queries where necessary and liaise with the team to solve these queries if needed.
  • To ensure that customers’ requirements are fully met and in so doing be flexible to work in any area of the business as is required.
  • To identify any opportunities for improvement of quality and service and work with the team to implement continuous improvement.
  • To demonstrate effective communication skills and a proactive attitude to solving any lab issues by liaising with the Team Leader and offering solutions where appropriate.


Education & Qualifications:

  • A degree in Microbiology or a related discipline is desirable.



  • At least 5 years’ experience in a GMP analytical laboratory.
  • Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills.
  • Passionate about quality and customer service.
  • Good communication skills both internally and externally

First Name


Your Email (required)

Your mobile (required)

Where did you first find out about this job?

Comment / Cover Letter

Upload CV

In order to provide you with our services, we need to process certain personal information about you. We will only use your personal information to deliver the job-seeking or related services you have requested.

We seek your consent to store your data and provide you with the best possible service. If you have any questions regarding our legal obligations to you or your rights under the GDPR please refer to our privacy statement which clearly outlines all of your rights.

Related Articles

5 Brilliant Benefits of Temping!

Benefits of Temping
  Accepting temporary contracts can be an excellent way of earning an income. Whether you are on holidays from college or ‘in between jobs’, there are plenty of benefits to temping:   CV Regardless of how long a contract is, all jobs bring new and fresh experiences to your CV. Temping is a great way to […]
Read More

Biopharma Report

biopharma biopharmaceuticals industry report
Ensuring that the supply of qualified professionals is sufficient to meet demand will be the crucial step in successfully expanding the biopharma industry in Ireland. The EGFSN (Expert Group on Future Skills Needs) estimates that Biologics manufacturing employment will grow from 6,700 in 2015 to 11,700 by 2020. The number of professionals employed in the production […]
Read More
  • Find a job
  • Apply
  • Get a job